Why Choose Holy Cross

Our School’s Mission & Vision

Christian Faith and Challenging Academics

The mission of Holy Cross Lutheran School is to provide a Christ-centered, nurturing ministry for children and their families, with an emphasis on academic excellence.

Everything we do as a school seeks to glorify God.

We believe that a good beginning for every child is of great importance, and that our ministry is to serve both our students and their families. Parents have the primary responsibility and the privilege to provide Christian instruction and training for their children. However, as an extension of the church, school can strengthen and support parents in this responsibility by assisting and nurturing the child in his spiritual, intellectual, social, physical, and emotional needs. Therefore, our school programs focus on partnering with parents for the total development of the individual child and on extending this ministry into the home and community.

“But Jesus said, Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” – Matthew 19:14

In our efforts to meet this responsibility of total development for the child, we cannot separate the spiritual growth of the child from the total growth process. Therefore, the curriculum, activities, interpersonal relationships, and all aspects of the daily routine are Christ-centered. As a result, the children will become well-rounded, Christian disciples who acknowledge the daily presence of Christ in their life, seek to share this knowledge with their family and others and serve with Christian love.

Holy Cross Lutheran School places an emphasis on academic excellence and provides a challenging, yet flexible, curriculum to meet and exceed the standards of the State of Indiana. The curriculum takes into account the developmental level of children and recognizes the value of play and socialization in the learning process. Our teachers are dedicated to providing academic excellence in an atmosphere of personal warmth and Christian love, recognizing the individuality of each child and nurturing a positive self-concept. The teachers believe that partnering with parents is critical to life long faith development and the education of each child.

Holy Cross Lutheran School Offers:

  • Excellent Christian and academic education
  • A safe, nurturing Christian environment
  • Christian values
  • High standards for academic achievement
  • A loving community that feels like home
  • Highly trained and caring staff
  • Small class sizes
  • Spanish instruction (Elementary school)
  • NLSA Accreditation
  • State Accreditation
  • An Indiana “A” school
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Each child is treated as a unique individual created by God
  • Partnership with parents

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    What Parents Are Saying

    “I originally chose Holy Cross because of the proximity to my home and the Christian message. I continue to choose Holy Cross for all of my children because after spending time here, I quickly realized that this school offers so much more. The staff is educated as well as warm and friendly, the academics are outstanding, and most importantly my children are given an amazing Christian education. Many thanks to Holy Cross for the great foundation for learning!”

    “From the first moment we walked into Holy Cross, we felt welcome, and I felt like the staff really cared about my child.”

    “I think the staff is second to none! I love that my children get a wonderful academic education, but also learn that above all, Jesus is the most important thing!”

    “I send my daughter to Holy Cross because I love the intimate environment. She receives one-on-one attention, and I can be involved in her education. I know that my voice is heard and that the school cares about what parents have to say.”

    “We chose to send our children to Holy Cross Lutheran School first of all because it is a Christian school and Christian values are important to our family. We fell in love with Holy Cross Lutheran School because of the small class sizes. The individual attention to students is priceless!”